Moraira & surroundings

The Costa Blanca

This part of the Costa Blanca, between Alicante and Valencia, is known for its great combination of woods, mountains, sea and safe beaches. It can easily be reached by plane, via Alicante or Valencia airport. By car almost completely accessible via the coastal toll roads. Within 15 to 30 minutes you can reach the mountains by car and meet a totally different Spain. With a 60 minutes drive the beautiful cities of Valencia and Alicante can be visited. In the immediate vicinity you can find villages like Altea, Jalon, Denia, Calpe, Javea, Benitachel, Pedrequer and the tourist resort of Benidorm. The part of the Costa Blanca in which Moraira is located, not only belongs to the most beautiful, but according to the World Health Organisation is also one of the five healthiest regions in the world.


Moraira has been ranked among the “best hidden jewels in Europe” in 2022

The village of Moraira is a gem of the Costa Blanca and the province of Alicante in the top 10 of the European Best Destinations ranking, coming in eighth. It is true that it has a little piece of paradise. This old fishing village has been reinvented to adapt to the rise of tourism, while preserving its authenticity and charm. It is the ideal destination for all visitors, whether you are alone, family, friends or couple. Now you know where to go on vacation this summer. Moraira is part of Teulada-Moraira. It is one of the few coastal towns where almost no high-rise located and where the highway not, but around the village loopt.Het village has a core with a lot of fun (fashion) shops, retaurants and terraces. At the core are a number of large supermarkets. And just in case it occurs that you need it, it’s nice to know that there is sufficient huisartesen, specialists, dentists, etc. are usually speak Dutch, but at least speak English. Lots of possibilities for excursions in the beautiful surroundings, but Moraira is so unique that you always a “nice home” feeling when you get in Moraira return.

The beach

Moraira itself has a relatively large beach, within a 5 minutes drive from our home location, but there are also many small beaches in the immediate vicinity. On the main beach there is a pleasant restaurant with a terrace. Here one can also hire sunbeds, parasols and jet skis. There is an opportunity for beach volleyball and a playground for small children. Moraira beach has been awarded a Blue Flag for cleanliness, control and security. The webcam at the castle on the beach, shows a daily updated overview, see Among the smaller beaches in the vicinity is the beach of El Portet, where the terraces are located on the edge of the boulevard directly adjacent to the beach. Enjoy a delicious sangria, while watching the children playing in the sea and the striking Ifache in Calpe.

The sea

The sea is not only blue and often has great waves, but also remains shallow far enough to allow young and old to enjoy the sea together. The sea in Moraira is busy in summer, but is never crowded. The sea on the small beach of El Portet is extra safe for children, due to its gentle slope. The many other small beaches in the immediate vicinity often have rocks running into the sea, inviting you to swimming and diving adventures. The immediate surrounding villages, like Javea and Calpe, have very large beaches. So Moraira offers plenty of variation for beach lovers. In many places pedalos, jet skis and other water entertainment is for hire. There are also many possilities to explore the region by boat trips, either by passenger ship or a chartered vessel (with or without a skipper).

The environment

In the immediate vicinity sufficient opportunities for tennis, golf, hiking, swimming, relaxing, terraces, shopping, the big market on Friday, huge choice of several types of restaurants or just stroll along the harbor and a half hours driving visafslag.Binnen you will find an abundance of culture, nature and recreation for all the tourist leeftijden.Bezoek Benidorm, the Russian Orthodox church in Altea, the safari park in Vergel, Guadalest overlooking the beautiful lake, the new shopping center in Ondara, or the zoo, aquarium, museums, department stores and the largest covered market in Europe in Valencia. To visit Alicante by Train, which runs almost all the way along the coast, is also a aanrader.Ga therefore as the elevator to the top of the mountain with beautiful views of the entire area and walk on the beach on the Ramblas. Walk between the trees and the vineyards, the orange plantations or enjoy such inFonts D’Algar, where peace, beauty and spectacular swimming in the middle of exciting nature to find.

The Cumbre del Sol

The Cumbre del Sol is the first mountain directly opposite Las Fuentes. From Mariposa view on the summit. After a beautiful drive up, perform a descent from 11% to a small beach, with a hollowed-out mountain centuries in which a sea cave is ontstaan.Een great place for divers. From the roof of the Cumbre overlooking the mountains and other nearby towns.


Besides the AP 7 motorway, the N332 runs from Valencia to Alicante and from Moraira to Calpe a beautiful coast road is also very special with almost constant views of the Penon D’Ifach, the striking landmark of the Costa Blanca. Through Calpe, along the flamingo pond, continue on 332 to Altea. Known as artists’ village, Altea property for some years a Russian Orthodox church with lots of icons, marble and gold leaf. The church is located along the coastal road. The long promenade of Albir to Altea you will find a huge amount of fun and terraces in Albir you can easily hike to the lighthouse. And for those who want it. From here in 10 minutes in Benidorm. As you know you can find many high-rise and mass tourism, but heck if you’re still close, a visit worthwhile.